Without a doubt, plastics bring many benefits, and society as we know it would not be able to work without them. But it is becoming increasingly evident that the current, linear plastics system is broken.
In its recently released market research reports “2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations” and “2017 Top to Top Summit Report,” PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing, identified the primary drivers.
Filling and closing has become more flexible, more compact and somewhat confusing. Should you buy the hype? The machinery has two jobs: Filling a pouch, bottle, carton, vial or the like and then closing it – by sealing, capping or otherwise.
Designed to power innovation across the industry, PACK EXPO Las Vegas will be North America’s largest packaging trade show in 2017, with 875,000 net square feet, 2,000+ exhibitors and 30,000 attendees.
What features do you need from the next conveyor system you purchase? How important is space-savings or high speeds? Do you need washdown capability as well as fast, easy maintenance? New technology and features for conveyors are being debuted that will improve your packaging system.
Move over soda, there’s some new bottled (and canned) beverages that have consumers excited about buying beverages again, and one of them is beer, which isn’t a huge surprise. Another is water, but more on that later.
In the personal care space, most consumers stay to the tried and true; however, these products are readily available on an e-commerce platform, and staying committed to the brands bought in-store is not the same as commitment to retailers or sites.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we take a look at the packaging robotics industry, learn about some of the latest products to be featured at PACK EXPO LV, sustainability innovation, and much more!